Monthly Archives: September 2009

Pierre Richard Repeats as Y-Knot Cup Winner

Another great showing from our Canadian friends, with Pierre Richard repeating as Y-Knot Cup winner. Consistent breeze on Saturday allowed for three races for each fleet that day. On Sunday, a perfectly still morning sent the Silver fleet back to the dock without racing, but the Gold fleet came out in the afternoon in a […]

Hilary Lister Completes Her Sail Around Britain

Exciting news from Martin 16 godfather and Y-Knot friend Steve Alvey: “For the past three years, I’ve been working with a very bright and committed quadriplegic woman from the U.K. — Hilary Lister. Her dream was to sail around Britain and when she started talking about this, it was a naive dream in my view. […]

Quadriplegic Sails Solo Around Britain

From BBC News: A disabled yachtswoman has become the first female quadriplegic to sail solo around Britain. Hilary Lister, 37, was applauded as she sailed into Dover harbour, in her home county of Kent. On arrival, she declared: “I’m so relieved to be home but looking forward to the next challenge.

Board of Managers Meeting: August 2009

Y-Knot Board Meeting August 11, 2009 Northwoods Health System, Niskayuna In attendance were Marc Carnevale, (President), Scott Stewart and Don Miller (co-Vice-Presidents), Rick Irvine (Treasurer), Becky Bonn (Secretary) Keith Edwards (YMCA), Spencer Raggio, Trish McCluskey and Dan Byrne. Financial Report Rick Irvine. George would like to ask Y-Knot to donate the money in the designated […]